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Cathy Caplener
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Marcus to Design and Facilitate New Powering Up Coaching Circle Programs for Women in the Tech Industry

Santa Clara, CA, May 23, 2014 - WITI (Women in Technology International) today announced a partnership with Bonnie Marcus, a women's executive coach and women's leadership expert. Marcus and WITI will be launching a new WITI "Powering Up" Coaching Circle Program that will help support and grow the leadership skills of women in the technology industry.

Marcus, an internationally sought after speaker on women's leadership topics and a columnist for Forbes, will design and facilitate the new programs for companies across the country. The Coaching Circle Programs are designed to help high potential women learn and practice the skills to advance their careers such as self-promotion and strategic networking.

The official announcement of the Coaching Circle Program will be made at WITI's Annual Women in Technology Summit: Powering Up! being held in Santa Clara, Calif. on June 1 - 3, 2014 at the Santa Clara Marriott. Coaching Circle Programs will be available starting July 1, 2014 and interested companies can sign up through the WITI website,

"Teaming up with Bonnie and her company is a win-win for the WITI organization and the WITI community," explains Carolyn Leighton, WITI founder and chairwoman. "By offering WITI Powering up Coaching Circles to our members and partners we are enhancing our efforts to provide women with the tools, support, and network they need to help them successfully navigate the workplace and position and promote themselves to advance their careers."


Bonnie Marcus is a women's leadership expert, executive coach and founder of, a website Forbes listed as one of the "Top 100 Websites for Professional Women" three years in a row. Bonnie speaks internationally on advancing women's leadership and has shared her insights to thousands of individuals at prominent events including Harvard Business School Dynamic Women in Business Conference, MIT Sloan School of Management, Wharton Women in Business Conference, and Massachusetts Conference for Women. Bonnie is also the host of the radio show "GPS Your Career - A Woman's Guide to Success."


The mission of WITI (Women in Technology International) is to empower women worldwide to achieve unimagined possibilities through technology, leadership and economic prosperity. With a global network of smart, talented women and a market reach exceeding 2 million, WITI has powerful programs and partnerships that provide connections, resources, opportunities and a supportive environment of women committed to helping each other. Along with its professional association of networks throughout the United States and worldwide, including Hong Kong, Great Britain, Australia and Mexico, WITI delivers value for individuals that work for a company, the government or academia, as well as small business owners. WITI products and services include: networking, WITI Marketplace, career services/search, national conferences and regional events, publications and resources, small business programs, research, bulletin boards and more.

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